Edite Vieira was born in Portugal. She moved to London where she worked for the BBC as a radio journalist and programme announcer. She was a cultural affairs correspondent for a number of magazines but is most highly regarded as the author of many books including a collection of poetry and for her food writing and recipe books. She is also the winner of a Gourmand World Cookbook Award.
The introduction is a pleasure to read, painting a portrait of how food and drink is at the very heart of Portuguese culture, exploring the traditions of food and festivals, and introducing the core ingredients that feature most heavily.-- "Kavey Eats" (11/1/2018 12:00:00 AM)